Kyle Girouard


A litigation attorney in Dickinson Wright’s Lexington office, Kyle Girouard focuses his practice on environmental law with a particular emphasis on mining, oil, gas, and water law. Kyle comes to the firm from the Kentucky Energy & Environmental Cabinet where he provided legal counsel on complex, technical cases related to natural resources, air, waste, and water regulation. Prior to his work at the Cabinet, Kyle gained trial experience as an insurance defense attorney.

In his spare time, Kyle enjoys camping, woodworking, volunteering, and relaxing with his wife and two dogs.

Education & Credentials


Kent State University

    • Cum Laude

University of Kentucky College of Law

    • Kentucky Law Journal, Notes Editor
    • Award for Best Source and Cite

Bar Admission

  • Kentucky

Prominent Assignments

  • Assisting a private equity firm to advise them regarding environmental matters in connection with its merger with a leading provider of highly engineered solutions serving all facets of concrete-related construction. 
  • Mark Moody v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, 21-CI-00070, (Woodford County Circuit Court, September 28, 2022).

Professional Involvement

  • Kentucky Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Alzheimer’s Association, 2017 Team Task Force Leader
  • Huntsman Cancer Institute, 2013-2017 Fundraising Team

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
  • The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit



  • Speaker, "Ohio, Indiana & Kentucky … Water Quality Standards, Permitting & Compliance Challenges in a New Era of Water Management," Sustainability & Environmental Health & Safety Symposium, Business & Industry, March 2024
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